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is scheduled to travel to israel next month. >>> we're hearing from jesse jackson jr.'s family as they speak in support of the former congressman just a day after details of his plea bargain were made public. jackson admitted to misusing campaign funds for personal expenses such as a $43,000 watch and fur coats, apparently. his brother talked about how jackson is handling these recent events. >> still under a strict regimen with the doctors and he's had todite wito deal with his health issues, as well as the legal issues. we ask that you continue to be mindful that he's not able to speak for himself. >> jesse jackson jr. stepped aside to deal with his health problems. he could be sentenced to as many as five years in prison. >>> let's go to los angeles now where some are showing support for cop killer christopher dorner. the group protested outside the police department yesterday what dorner did was wrong by killing four people and injuring others, they still believe his accusations of racism and unfair treatment by his former department. the protesters say police corruption needs to be addr
and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
so much for that report. >> thank you. >>> to crime and politics now. jesse jackson jr. says he's guilty of misusing campaign funds. the former congressman reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. jackson and his wife were accused of using around $750,000 from his campaign. on personal items. his wife who was also his campaign manager also is facing charges. >>> facebook says it is the latest company to be a victim of an internet hacking attack. the social media giant says that no user info was compromised, though. some of their computers were infected by malware in january. in the last month, hackers have also gone after twitter, the "new york times" and the "wall street journal." >>> now to outer space and the asteroid that narrowly missed earth. maybe not so close, though it was around 17,000 miles away. this is what it looked like through a high-powered telescope. it is about half the size of a football field. >>> you know, there were lots of reasons to look up in the sky this week. the asteroid, one of them, lightning strikes at the vatican, another. and then the meteo
illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson jr., son of civil rights leader jesse jackson. he resigned back in november right after he won re-election in the house. had he been treated for bipolar disorder and he's been an ongoing subject over campaign funds. tell me about this plea deal that's being filed apparently today. >> well, the sun times is reporting at suntimes.com that the plea deal is going to be made public today. we have a statement from the jackson lawyers where jackson says that he says he offers no excuses and takes responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes i've made. we expect this document to be filed in the u.s. attorney in washington d.c. and it has to do with the allegation over misuse of campaign funds. the investigation also takes in his wife sandy in chicago who served as his campaign manager. >> lynn sweet, thank you very much. much more coming up. also, we'll hear from the president in chicago. i'm brooke baldwin. listen to jim acosta in for wolf in washington. hey, jim. >>> thanks, brooke. happening now, look up in the sky. a fireball and a shoc
-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
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congressman jesse jackson jr. will be in a washington, d.c. courtroom where he's expected to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. prosecutors say he took more than $750,000 from his campaign coffers and spent it on personal items like furniture, clothing, memorabilia and this, a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former whichchi alder man sandra jackson, will make her own appearance to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> apple was the target of a hack attack. a small number of mac computer were infected. apple says no internal data was stolen. the hackers appear to be the same ones that breached facebook's computers last month. >>> so while you were sleeping, china's military now denying accusations that it has been carrying out cyber attacks against the u.s. from this 12 sorry building in shanghai or anyplace else for that matter. but forceful denial comes a day after a cyber security firm released a report about hacking, it claims it has direct ties to the military. it says since 2006, the hackers have stolen data from at least 141 organizations around the world. >> surp
and took his own life. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. facing up to five years in prison when he is sentenced. that is scheduled june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $7 aut$750,000 in campaigs to buy personal items such as a rolex watch that cost more than $43,000. jackson's wife sandy, a former chicago alderman plead guilty to filing false income returns related to the use of campaign funds. she faces three years in prison. >>> we're getting a look at video capturing the moment a gas explosion and fire wiped out j.j.'s restaurant in kansas city. it sounded like thunder, felt like an earthquake. one person was killed. more than a dozen others injured. authorities say a utility construction crew severed a gas line leading to the massive explosion. >>> a boeing executive meelts with faa officials tomorrow to lay out the company's plan to fix a problem with its 787 dreamliner jets. the fleet has been grounded because of battery issues that ignited two fires. boeing hopes to get the planes back in the air by april. >>> first on cnn, the army doing an about-face on
festivities in washington. earlier today, the posthumously awards today. >>> jesse jackson jr. admit he and his wife spent $750,000. the agreement calls for jackson to pay back hundreds and thousands of dollars. >>> and the storm-battered town of seeside heights is making a comeback after superstorm sandy. it is rebuilding its iconic boardwalk. the mile-long walkway should be completed by may 10th but amenities like railways, lighting, and ramps will come after that. >>> tiffany is suing costco for millions of dollars in damages, alleging the warehouse club was selling counterfeit versions of its diamond rings, selling rings they advertised as tiffany diamond engagement rings. the lawsuit filed with the u.s. district court is seeking damages to triple the amount of any profit costco made on the sale of the rings, some of which it says are being sold as much as $6400. costco hasn't commented on the lawsuit. but i'm not sure, you know, i bet shoppers if they saw $6400, they were thinking, is that a real tiffany diamond or not? >> sometimes it's only in the box that matters. when you see t
weather. look where the tornado watch is in effect. south of jackson. this includes hattiesburg, mississippi, and into the evening period. remember, it was going to be two weeks this coming sunday. an ef-4. i think what we'll see, dynamic start to lose strength for the severe weather overnight. great news. but as snow continues to make its way to the great lakes, here are a few totals. call ahead if you have a flight in chicago. 6.3. minneapolis, 3.5. green bay, 3. we won't see large totals, jake. the storm is just beginning. as it moves toward areas of the ohio valley, the northeast saturday for new york city, looking at rain mainly, boston, looking at a little bit of a mix, change over to rain. and in the deep south, we could see 4 to 6 inches of rain by tuesday. >> tom, thanks. >>> the latest on the other stories we're following. susan hendricks joins us with a "360" bulletin. >>> three people killed and at least three other injured in a fiery crash on the las vegas strip. a gunman an suv shot into a car, and that car ran into a taxi, setting off a chain of crashes. >>> in ce
about michael jackson's son, prince, has a new gig in the spotlight. we'll tell you what he's going to be doing up next. >> adrenalin pumping, prince michael warms up for his very first job. why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. >>> welcome back. stock futures trading highest, some important reads on housing market later this week, corporate earnings rolling in. we'll see if any of that can push the dow to its all-time high. the dow just 183 points away from that record. >>> shares of office max and office depot both up big ahead of the open. the retail chains reportedly in talks to merge as both struggle to compete with the rival staples and online retailers like amazon. companies aren't talking publicly yet, worth about $1 billion each. market value could get a nice boost. gas prices getting a boost, up today for the 33rd day in a row, the new national average $3.75 a gallon but californians are paying $4.17 a gallon on average, second highest in the country behind hawaii and one auto dealership in sacramento is taking it seriously.
. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced on june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $750,000 in campaign funds to buy personal items, like a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, sandi, a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty to filing false income tax returns related to the misuse of campaign funds. she faces up to three years in prison. >>> dramatic and graphic testimony from a woman accused of brutally murdering her boyfriend in 2008. in her eighth day on the stand, jodi arias testified about the day travis alexander died. she recalled getting a gun to protect herself but had no recollection of shooting and stabbing him dozens of times. >> so i ran into the closet and i slammed the door and i intended to run through the opposite end of the door because it has another exit. as soon as i got in there and began to run, i remembered where he kept the gun. so i grabbed it. i jumped up on the shelf, he kept it on the very top. >> do you remember stabbing travis alexander? >> i have no memory of stabbing him. >> ar
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